NOVA - Season 17

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NOVA - Season 17
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Title:NOVA - Season 17
Genre: Documentary
Air Date: 1990-01-09
Season Number: 17
Total Episodes: 20
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Overview
PBS' premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA demystifies science and technology, and highlights the people involved in scientific pursuits.
Seasons List

Episodes List

Poison in the Rockies

Episode 1 : Poison in the Rockies

NOVA reports on the 100-year-old legacy of...
January 09, 1990
Race for the Top

Episode 2 : Race for the Top

Using some of the largest machines ever built on...
January 23, 1990
Disguises of War

Episode 3 : Disguises of War

Sixty-five years after attempts to ban them,...
February 06, 1990
The Bomb's Lethal Legacy

Episode 4 : The Bomb's Lethal Legacy

NOVA examines an alarming nuclear waste problem...
February 13, 1990
The Big Spill

Episode 5 : The Big Spill

Covering last year's Exxon Valdez oil spill from...
February 27, 1990
The Genius That Was China: Rise of the Dragon

Episode 6 : The Genius That Was China: Rise of the Dragon

China in the 13th century was the richest, most...
March 20, 1990
The Genius That Was China: Empires in Collision

Episode 7 : The Genius That Was China: Empires in Collision

NOVA examines the extraordinary transformation...
March 27, 1990
The Genius that Was China: The Threat from Japan

Episode 8 : The Genius that Was China: The Threat from Japan

Ever wonder how junk mail finds you? NOVA...
April 03, 1990
The Genius That Was China: Will the Dragon Rise Again?

Episode 9 : The Genius That Was China: Will the Dragon Rise Again?

NOVA covers China's long road to economic and...
April 10, 1990
In the Land of the Llamas

Episode 10 : In the Land of the Llamas

NOVA profiles the llama, alpaca, vicuna and...
December 04, 1990
Neptune's Cold Fury

Episode 11 : Neptune's Cold Fury

NOVA visits Neptune, the planet that took Voyager...
October 09, 1990
To Boldly Go...

Episode 12 : To Boldly Go...

NOVA chronicles the Voyager space...
October 16, 1990
Poisoned Winds of War

Episode 13 : Poisoned Winds of War

Sixty-five years after attempts to ban them,...
October 23, 1990
The Blimp is Back!

Episode 14 : The Blimp is Back!

NOVA examines the troubled past and promising...
October 30, 1990
Earthquake!

Episode 15 : Earthquake!

NOVA looks at the high-stakes quest to predict...
November 06, 1990
Killing Machines

Episode 16 : Killing Machines

Robotic weapons that seek out and destroy ships,...
November 13, 1990
Can the Elephant Be Saved?

Episode 17 : Can the Elephant Be Saved?

Is the ivory ban in the elephant's best interest?...
November 20, 1990
We Know Where You Live

Episode 18 : We Know Where You Live

Ever wonder how junk mail finds you? NOVA...
November 27, 1990
What's Killing the Children?

Episode 20 : What's Killing the Children?

NOVA tracks a mysterious disease that suddenly...
December 18, 1990
Hurricane!

Episode 21 : Hurricane!

The episode describes the fury of a hurricane and...
November 07, 1989